ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 1

In the continuation of the ConfigMgr\MEM series, our next session is going to be looking at some Advanced Performance Troubleshooting, and what you can do to optimize what you have. In the previous Blog here we discussed some SQL Performance basics.As mentioned in the Previous post, MEM is heavily reliant on SQL, and incorrect maintenance\configuration … Continue reading ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 1

System Center Configuration Manager: Recovery Execution Service – DR service to help you prepare for when the worst happens

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is widely used as amanagement platform for the whole datacenter, thus managing businesscritical systems of all types (and platforms) An insufficiently designed disaster recovery plan, lack of documentation, andno disaster recovery test information increase the burden on your ITadministrators and management when a disaster happens or a recovery of siteservers … Continue reading System Center Configuration Manager: Recovery Execution Service – DR service to help you prepare for when the worst happens

VSAE – Create a Management Pack for discovery

One of my clients wanted me to give him the right way to create Management Packs with VASE using Visual Studio. The client used to create a Management Pack containing a class and discovery as well as a few monitors and rules, then, the client imports his Management Pack and starts modifying it with the … Continue reading VSAE – Create a Management Pack for discovery

SCOM Alert Update Connector Pro The easy way to ticket alerts.

There is a cool tool by scom2k7 Team. After an easy setup process, and a MP import, you will get an easy to use interface where you can create personalized alerts for each team/ Supports SCOM 2012R2 and up. The installation is pretty straight forward and can be done on any of your Management Servers. … Continue reading SCOM Alert Update Connector Pro The easy way to ticket alerts.

How to close a ConfigMgr Console which are opened since last ‘X’ days

A friend of mine posted a query that in their customer environment, they have a good number of Remote ConfigMgr Console installed and some of the consoles are not closed since last 1 month and more. Hence as a best practice, they wanted to close the ConfigMgr console which are opened than 'X' days. Although … Continue reading How to close a ConfigMgr Console which are opened since last ‘X’ days

Let’s send some SCOM alerts to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a great way to keep your technical support teams informed about incidents and events occurring in your server environment.Today we will discuss how to integrate SCOM alerts to a Microsoft Teams channel making use of incoming webhooks or alternatively e-mail. Wait...what is an incoming webhook? A webhook acts as a special kind … Continue reading Let’s send some SCOM alerts to Microsoft Teams

SQL Server recommendations for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager environment – White Paper

Introduction  As a Premier field engineer at Microsoft, we field many questions about SQL configuration for Configuration Manager environments, so we’re writing this to address some of them here. Questions are often along the lines of “How should I properly configure SQL database settings in a Configuration Manager environment for the best performance?”, “What maintenance … Continue reading SQL Server recommendations for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager environment – White Paper

ConfigMgr\MEM 101: 5 Tips for Improving SQL Performance

In the continuation of the ConfigMgr\MEM series, our next session is going to be looking at Database Performance, how this impacts the system, and what you can do to optimize what you have. The SQL Server component is easily the busiest part of MEM, and slow database performance is something that I run into on … Continue reading ConfigMgr\MEM 101: 5 Tips for Improving SQL Performance